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00:20Hotel India[SUB AD HD REP]
Series 1. Episode 3/4
Preparations are under way for Rittika and Parth's wedding at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, made even more special by the fact that the groom's parents had an arranged marriage at the very same hotel 28 years before. Head of food and beverages Mehr is busy shaping up the menus, deciding on table settings and selecting canapes for the big event. Resident jazz singer Dana Gillespie, who performed with stars such as David Bowie in the 1960s, reveals some of the hotel's stories from the past 30 years, while columnist and socialite Shobhaa De returns to the Sea Lounge, the place she was proposed to as a teenagerDocumentary
01:20The Two Amigos: A Gaucho Adventure[SUB SL AD REP]
Series 1. Episode 1/2
Part one of two. Fast Show stars John Thomson and Simon Day head off to Argentina to learn the ways of the country's rugged cowboys and national icons ahead of them participating in a cattle drive in the foothills of the Andes. After a hair-raising, pot-hole dodging drive, they arrive at La Pelada Estancia near the small town of Esquina, their home for a week of intense training. Head honcho Dario Gallardo soon has the pair bedecked in traditional ponchos and riding on two of the ranch's sturdiest horses, preparing them for their three-day ride in the wilds of PatagoniaForeign Countries/Expeditions/Documentary
02:20This is BBC Two[SUB]
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC TwoGeneral Show/Game Show
04:00The Women of World War One[SUB HD]
Broadcaster and former war correspondent Kate Adie examines the impact of women taking over jobs from men who were fighting abroad during the First World War. Innovations included women police officers and football teams, as well as female surgeons operating on men for the first time. Kate explores whether the changes in women's lives were long-lasting or only for the duration of the conflictHistory
04:30The Plantagenets[SUB AD HD REP]
Professor Robert Bartlett tells the extraordinary story of England's longest-ruling royal dynasty, from Henry II's accession to the throne in 1154 until Richard III's death in 1485History
05:00Schools - The Modern Monarchy[SUB HD REP]
A team of young reporters investigates the role of today's British royal family, focusing on the Queen's coronation and the monarchy's relationship with Parliament and the militaryGeneral Education/Science/Factual Topics
06:00Homes Under the Hammer[SUB REP]
Series 18. Episode 37/60
Developers Lucy Alexander and Martin Roberts explore three properties that are being sold at auction - a flat in Streatham, south London, and buildings in Derbyshire and Co Durham - before speaking to the new owners about their plans and checking on their progress at a later dateDIY
07:00Street Patrol UK[SUB HD REP]
Series 2. Episode 12/15
Dominic Littlewood goes on patrol with Newham Council officers as they track down rogue landlords making money from poor housing. Plus, a council in Dorset that is using a skate park to reduce anti-social behaviour, an environmental team cracking down on fly-tipping and dog fouling in Cumbria, an Essex church using CCTV to deter thieves, and a south Wales fire brigade tackling arsonDocumentary
07:45Caught Red Handed[SUB HD REP]
Series 2. Episode 12/20
The ways that police are employing technology to catch criminals, including using mobile phone records, video and surveillance to apprehend members of a large drug gang. Plus, a case in which a sleeping woman awoke to find a man creeping around her room. Presented by Dominic LittlewoodGeneral Education/Science/Factual Topics
08:15Animal Saints and Sinners[SUB SL AD REP]
Series 1. Episode 8/15
Two suspected pit bulls are on the loose in Newham, while in Kirklees a dog is kept chained up in a garden in the wet weather. Plus, the programme meets canines specially trained to detect cancer, and a dog that helps its young owner battle post-traumatic stress disorderNature/Animals/Environment
09:00Coast[SUB SL AD REP]
Series 9. Episode 5/6: Sea and the City
Stories that connect cities to the sea. Nick Crane visits the east coast port of Immingham, finding out how it has been specially engineered to import the vast quantities of coal it handles. Tessa Dunlop discovers how Hitler's bombers could have drowned London, and possibly helped win the Second World War, by destroying the embankments that contain the River Thames - if not for a series of top-secret defensive schemes. Ruth Goodman investigates how the Victorian government introduced laws to detain women suspected of prostitution as the Navy's sailors fell prey to sexually transmitted diseases, and Mark Horton reveals how determining a ship's exact position at sea meant Greenwich became the epicentre of global sea navigationNature/Animals/Environment
10:00Horizon: Allergies - Modern Life and Me[SUB SL REP]
Ground-breaking research suggests that changes to the bacteria living inside humans are making one in three people develop allergies. This programme follows an experiment involving members of two families to find out what it is in the modern world that's to blame. Mini-cameras, GPS units and the latest gene-sequencing technology help to uncover the impact of today's western lifestyle on their bacteria, why they are becoming allergic and what they can do in a bid to put a stop to the epidemicDocumentary/Technology
11:00BBC News[SUB HD]
The latest national and international stories as they breakNews
11:30BBC World News[SUB HD]
The latest international headlinesNews
12:00Daily Politics - Conference Special[SUB]
Jo Coburn with the latest political news, interviews and debateDiscussion/Debate/General News/Current Affairs/General Social/Political Issues/Economics
13:00Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone[SUB REP]
Series 1. Episode 4/12: Men of Iron
A profile of some of the steeplejack's favourite Victorian engineers, reflecting his interest in their belief in the importance of hard work and enterprise. The documentary also highlights how Fred's idols eventually received greater recognition for their achievementsDocumentary
13:30Cash in the Attic[SUB REP]
Series 16. Episode 4/25: Philpott
Lorne Spicer and antiques expert John Cameron visit Tony Philpott, who is downsizing and moving closer to his family after the death of his wife. He hopes to raise enough money to treat his children and grandchildren to a day out togetherGeneral Show/Game Show
14:15Ready Steady Cook[SUB HD REP]
Actor Ray Quinn and actress Emma Stephens take on the green and red kitchens as they reveal how their onstage romance in the West End became a real-life love affair. Ainsley Harriott is on hand to present the day's classic cookery challengeCooking
15:00Celebrity MasterChef[SUB HD REP]
Series 6. Episode 20/30
The remaining contestants compete for a place in the semi-final, and are challenged to prepare a three-course meal that will be judged by John Torode, Gregg Wallace and a trio of culinary experts from the Women's InstituteCooking/Game Show/Quiz
15:45Snowdonia - A Year in the Wild[SUB AD HD REP]
Series 1. Episode 1/3
The first of three films exploring life in Britain's national parks. Snowdonia in north Wales is a landscape formed by extinct volcanos, and is home to creatures including otters, hen harriers and peregrine falcons. The programme explores the area over the course of a year through the eyes of people who live and work there, including a warden, a farmer, a climber and a poet. Narrated by Hermione NorrisNature/Animals/Environment/General Education/Science/Factual Topics
16:45Great British Railway Journeys[SUB AD HD REP]
Series 2. Episode 18/25: Canterbury to Margate
Michael Portillo continues his journey through Kent. He starts in Canterbury, where he finds out how the city's cathedral was saved from the Second World War air raids, then goes whelk fishing in Whitstable and explores the origins of a seaside swim in MargateTourism/Travel/General Education/Science/Factual Topics
17:15Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is[SUB HD REP]
Series 5. Episode 23/30: Kate v Mark Car Boot
Kate Bateman and Mark Stacey continue this week's competition by competing at Croft car-boot sale near Leicester, where they aim to find items they can sell for a profit at auctionGame Show/Quiz/Antiques/Collectibles
18:00Two Tribes[SUB HD]
Series 1. Episode 23/30
Richard Osman presents the quickfire quiz in which the seven contestants are split into teams according to what they have in common with one another, based on their responses to questions about themselves. There follows a series of general knowledge rounds in which one contestant is eliminated each time, ending with two players going head to head for a cash prizeQuiz Show
18:30Eggheads[SUB HD]
Series 15. Episode 41/100
Quiz, hosted by Dermot Murnaghan, in which the winners of famous game shows including Mastermind and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prizeGame Show/Quiz/Quiz Show
19:00Celebrity Antiques Road Trip[SUB HD]
Series 4. Episode 7/20: Esther Rantzen and Rebecca Wilcox
Mother-and-daughter TV presenters Esther Rantzen and Rebecca Wilcox race in and around Reading in another round of the antiques-hunting challenge. Along the way, Rebecca enjoys diving into one or two romance novels, while her mum hears the stories of British evacuees during the Second World WarAntiques/Collectibles
20:00Hotel India[SUB AD HD]
Series 1. Episode 4/4
The final visit to the Taj Mahal Palace features Tikka Singh, whose great-grandfather was a maharajah who attended the inauguration of the hotel in 1903. Tikka would have been king but now he has a job working for French fashion brand Louis Vuitton. Regular guest Ashish Ambrat, a self-made telecommunications millionaire, reveals how he grew up in modest circumstances and always dreamed of staying at the Taj, and on a more sombre note, guests and staff recall the day in 2008 that terrorists attacked, killing 31 people. Last in the seriesDocumentary
21:00This World: Ireland's Lost Babies[SUB HD]
When Martin Sixsmith wrote The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, it inspired 2013's Bafta-winning movie Philomena, and generated fresh interest in the story of the woman who was forced by the Catholic Church to give up her son Anthony for adoption. In this film, Martin investigates the Irish Catholic Church's role in a trade that saw thousands of `illegitimate' children taken from their mothers and sent abroad. In Ireland and America, he hears the touching stories of lives that were changed for ever. He also discovers some of the tragic consequences that occurred when prospective parents were not properly vetted, and witnesses the struggle of a mother and child separated by continents who hope to find each other before time runs outDocumentary
22:00Some Dog Owners with Jokes[SUB HD]
Series 2. Episode 4/4
A selection of people from around Britain are joined by their beloved pooches while they share favourite gags with the viewing public, with everything from one-liners to shaggy dog stories proving it's not just their four-legged friends that are barking. Last in the series. Previously shown on BBC4Comedy
22:30Newsnight[SUB HD]
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Emily MaitlisNews Magazine/Current Affairs
23:20Peaky Blinders[SUB AD HD REP]
Series 1. Episode 3/6
Two men claiming to be IRA sympathisers approach Thomas in the Garrison and offer to buy the missing crate of guns they have heard he has in his possession. The gang leader also goes to Cheltenham races with Grace, where he aims to persuade kingpin Billy Kimber to make the Peaky Blinders part of his operation, while Ada secretly marries communist agitator Freddie Thorne. Drama, starring Cillian Murphy. Continues next weekGeneral Movie/Drama